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Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

Cornish College Of The Arts Presents GAME THEORY 9/8-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Cornish College of the Arts is set to present Game Theory. Game Theory is a group exhibition that examines chance, strategy, participation, and play in art practices. (more...)

MCDC Commissions Daniel Arsham to Create Décor for Park Ave Armory Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

As it enters the final four months of its Legacy Tour, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (MCDC) announced today that it has commissioned artist Daniel Arsham to create the décor for its final performances, to be held December 29 - 31 at Park Avenue Armory in New York City. (more...)

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2011-2012 Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2011

This fall, the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College presents a series of events featuring world-class dance, music, and theater programs, from September through December. All programs take place in the acoustically superb Sosnoff Theater. (more...)

Dance, Music and Theater Premieres Set for Peak Performances Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2011

Seven years ago, an unsuspecting New Jersey township, population 37,569, became the epicenter of the international avant-garde. The culprit is named Peak Performances. Refusing to rent celebrities or Hollywood names to sweeten the lure, Peak chose not to blink and to go hardcore. Peak Performances continues its radical mission this coming season when it brings some of the world's most original and challenging artists from across the globe to brighten the stage of Montclair State University's Alexander Kasser Theater, located at 1 Normal Avenue. Jedediah Wheeler is Peak's Artistic Director. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

Harris Theater Presents 2011-2012 Season, Begins With HEAR THE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2011

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today announced its full Harris Theater Presents 2011-2012 season, offering Chicago audiences a ground-breaking collection of innovative, culturally diverse programming by the world's finest musicians and dance companies, as well as Harris' signature collaborations with Chicago's leading dance and music institutions. (more...)

Sixth Biennial OSTRAVA DAYS Festival Held Aug 26-Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2011

Ostrava Center for New Music (Ostrava, Czech Republic) and its founder/artistic director Petr Kotík (New York City) are pleased to announce the sixth installment of OSTRAVA DAYS - a unique festival of new and experimental music, taking place in the city of Ostrava from August 26th to September 3rd, 2011. (more...)

Caramoor International Music Festival Announces 2011 Lineup, 6/25-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

Michael Barrett, CEO and General Director of Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, today announced the lineup for the 2011 Caramoor International Music Festival, which opens on June 25 and offers enormous appeal to all audiences with a rich array of artists and repertoire from the worlds of classical, jazz, Latin, pop and American Roots music. The 66th season of this iconic summer festival - which is held annually at the Center's distinguished 90-acre garden estate in Katonah, New York - will run from June 25 to August 10. (more...)

McKenzie Fine Art Features SOUND AND VISION, 6/23-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

McKenzie Fine Art is pleased to announce its summer group exhibition, Sound and Vision. It will open with a reception for the artists on Thursday, June 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run through Friday, August 5, 2011. The exhibition will feature paintings and works on paper by four artists whose Op- and psychedelic-inspired art is strongly influenced by music: John Aslanidis, Daniel Hill, Gilbert Hsiao, and Laura Watt. (more...)

McKenzie Fine Art Features SOUND AND VISION, 6/23-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

McKenzie Fine Art is pleased to announce its summer group exhibition, Sound and Vision. It will open with a reception for the artists on Thursday, June 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run through Friday, August 5, 2011. The exhibition will feature paintings and works on paper by four artists whose Op- and psychedelic-inspired art is strongly influenced by music: John Aslanidis, Daniel Hill, Gilbert Hsiao, and Laura Watt. (more...)

Miller Theatre Presents Outdoor Premiere Of INUKSUIT Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

MILLER THEATRE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS announces the New York City open-air premiere of John Luther Adams' Inuksuit (more...)

U.S. Dept of State Sponsors Merce Cunningham's Performances in Russia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

The Cunningham Dance Foundation announced today that the U.S. Department of State will sponsor Merce Cunningham Dance Company's first-ever engagement in Russia, during its final, two-year Legacy Tour. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

U.S. Dept of State Sponsors Merce Cunningham's Performances in Russia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2011

The Cunningham Dance Foundation announced today that the U.S. Department of State will sponsor Merce Cunningham Dance Company's first-ever engagement in Russia, during its final, two-year Legacy Tour. (more...)

Keys to the Future Piano Fest Moves to Lower East Side May 24-26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Following five seasons of sold-out concerts, KEYS TO THE FUTURE-New York's only festival of contemporary solo piano music-is back with 10 'front-rank soloists' (The New Yorker) who will perform 27 classical and jazz-inspired works by an aesthetically diverse group of modern masters and emerging composers over the course of three evenings. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents LAS MENINAS Runs Thru May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre is thrilled to introduce Florida audiences to Las Meninas, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

The Dance Center Announces 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

In a virtual parade of some of contemporary dance's leading choreographic voices, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents a tour de force season, beginning in fall 2011 with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, David Gordon's Pick Up Performance Co(s), Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan and, in a co-presentation with the Harris Theater of Music and Dance, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company's Legacy Tour. (more...)

Keys to the Future Piano Fest Moves to Lower East Side May 24-26
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2011

Following five seasons of sold-out concerts, KEYS TO THE FUTURE-New York's only festival of contemporary solo piano music-is back with 10 'front-rank soloists' (The New Yorker) who will perform 27 classical and jazz-inspired works by an aesthetically diverse group of modern masters and emerging composers over the course of three evenings. (more...)

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